The Director General, National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim says the scheme under his watch will not mobilize any unqualified persons for the national service nor issue exemption certificate to such persons.
The NYSC D.G who gave this assurance at the 2020 batch a pre-mobilisation workshop in Asaba, the Delta state capital with the theme: “Effective Stakeholders Engagement for Seamless Corps Mobilisation Process” advised parents whose wards are pursuing academic programmes at home and abroad to monitor their activities so as to save them from falling into wrong hands.
Brigadier-General Ibrahim said the scheme has continued to incorporate stakeholders in their day to day activities to enable it surmount emerging challenges and attain greater heights.
He harped on what he describes as an emerging trend among youths who try to cut corners in collaboration with foreign countries to buy certificates for degree courses they never attended.
Director corps mobilisation, Ango Victoria described the workshop as a learning ground for schedule officers and an avenue for appraisal of their strength and weaknesses.
The Delta State Commissioner for youths development, Ifeanyi Egwuyenga who declared the workshop open on behalf of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa advocated for the inclusion of entrepreneurship programmes in the NYSC scheme and also promised to continue championing the course of the corps members.
The NYSC D.G earlier with his team paid a courtesy visit on Governor Okowa at the government house, Asaba.